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Graphic: The Atlanta Falcons Don't Know Where London Is

Graphic: The Atlanta Falcons Don't Know Where London Is

deadspin.com yahoo.com Updated 17 hours ago
To give Falcons fans an inside look on the team's journey across the pond for this weekend's game against the Lions, the team has posted an infographic detailing the travel schedule. It ... has at least a couple mistakes.Read more...
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  • Julio Jones (ankle) limited as practice begins in London

    Julio Jones (ankle) limited as practice begins in London

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, still recovering from an ankle injury, continued his usual routine of being limited to start the week during Wednesday's practice in London. Jones' ankle typically is sore early in the week and fine by game tim…
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  • Julio Jones: Offensive turnaround “starts with me”

    Julio Jones: Offensive turnaround “starts with me”

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    The Falcons are in London for a date with a very stingy Lions defense, which is hardly what the doctor ordered after Atlanta managed to score just two touchdowns in the last two weeks. That’s not going to cut it for a team that isn’t very good on the de…
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  • Matt Ryan remains optimistic but knows offense must get back on…

    Matt Ryan remains optimistic but knows offense must get back on track

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    Matt Ryan addressed the media in London Wednesday as the Atlanta Falcons began preparation for Sunday's matchup against the Detroit Lions. And Ryan expressed optimism despite the team's 2-5 record and current four-game losing streak. "We're in a po…
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  • Roddy White still not happy with his play

    Roddy White still not happy with his play

    ESPN.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    One would have figured Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White would feel a little bit more comfortable with his performance after an nine-catch, 100-yard, one-touchdown outing against Baltimore last week. But that wasn't the case. White, who said leading …
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Falcons

    The Film Don't Lie: Falcons

    ESPN.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    A weekly look at what the Atlanta Falcons must fix: As the Falcons prepare to face the league's top-ranked defense in the Detroit Lions Sunday in London, they know pressure will come at Matt Ryan from every direction. Ryan was pressured on a season-high…
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  • Still a longshot but 2-5 Falcons have chance in weak NFC South

    Still a longshot but 2-5 Falcons have chance in weak NFC South

    ESPN.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    A couple games ago, Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith talked about how winning the NFC South would be the "cleanest" way for his team to make the playoffs despite a slow start. Well, now the Falcons sit at 2-5 and are in the midst of a four-gam…
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  • Falcons face another starting O-line combo with Peter Konz out …

    Falcons face another starting O-line combo with Peter Konz out for year

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)
    This was supposed to be the season Matt Ryan got the type of protection he needed to be the elite quarterback he's capable of being. Instead, it's become a next-man-up scenario almost every week along the offensive line. The Atlanta Falcons shelved yet …
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  • Lions add Kellen Davis

    Lions add Kellen Davis

    profootballtalk.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)
    Kellen Davis will continue his NFL career in London. Technically. As the Lions prepare to face the Falcons at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, Detroit has added the veteran tight end to the roster. A pair of tight ends missed Sunday’s win over the Saints. Jos…
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  • Ravens Get Defensive in 29-7 Win Over Falcons

    Ravens Get Defensive in 29-7 Win Over Falcons

    The Baltimore Ravens showed they can still win games with their defense.
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  • Ravens rolling the Falcons 20-0 to start the second half

    Ravens rolling the Falcons 20-0 to start the second half

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19 (4 days ago)
    The Ravens haven’t been good, but the Falcons can’t get out of their own way. The Ravens just went up 20-0 to start the third quarter, thoroughly dominating the Falcons throughout the day. The Falcons gained just 61 yards and four first downs in the fir…
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  • Vikings down two offensive linemen, Bills lose Fred Jackson

    Vikings down two offensive linemen, Bills lose Fred Jackson

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19 (4 days ago)
    Earlier this season, the Falcons were forced to use tight end Levine Toilolo as their right tackle after injuries ate up all of their depth on the offensive line. The Vikings are playing without two of their starting offensive linemen in the first quart…
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  • Week Seven early inactives

    Week Seven early inactives

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19 (4 days ago)
    Every week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Falcons at Ravens Falcons: WR Harry Douglas Ravens: DE Chris…
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  • It's a Ryan-Flacco Reunion for Falcons vs Ravens

    It's a Ryan-Flacco Reunion for Falcons vs Ravens

    nytimes.com Oct 18 (5 days ago)
    Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan, the two best quarterbacks to come out of the 2008 draft, see more of each other on the dinner circuit than on the football field.
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  • Harry Douglas (foot) ruled out again

    Harry Douglas (foot) ruled out again

    ESPN.com Oct 17 (6 days ago)
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons receiver Harry Douglas was ruled out of Sunday's game at Baltimore as he continues to recover from a deep bruise in his left foot. Douglas suffered the injury in a Week 3 win over Tampa Bay and now will miss his fo…
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  • Steven Jackson mindful of milestones as he nears 11,000 rushing…

    Steven Jackson mindful of milestones as he nears 11,000 rushing yards

    ESPN.com Oct 17 (6 days ago)
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson would take a win over any individual accomplishment, but he is mindful of new milestones. With Jackson just 56 yards away from 11,000 rushing yards, he reflected on some of the other mar…
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  • Ravens will challenge Devin Hester, not kick away from him

    Ravens will challenge Devin Hester, not kick away from him

    profootballtalk.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)
    Ravens special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg says that as he prepares to face the Falcons and Devin Hester on Sunday, he’s not planning to wave the white flag of surrender and kick high and short or out of bounds to avoid giving Hester a chance to run…
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  • Falcons WR Roddy White knows he's not being Roddy White

    Falcons WR Roddy White knows he's not being Roddy White

    ESPN.com Oct 16 (7 days ago)
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Roddy White didn't make any excuses. Instead, the veteran Atlanta Falcons wide receiver pointed the finger at himself. White knows he hasn't been the same player so far this season. He hasn't gotten into a rhythm. He's had some un…
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  • Arthur Blank wants Antone Smith to be a Falcon for years to com…

    Arthur Blank wants Antone Smith to be a Falcon for years to come

    ESPN.com Oct 16 (7 days ago)
    Antone Smith's outstanding performance has caught the eye of the most important person in the Atlanta Falcons organization. Team owner Arthur Blank couldn't stop raving about Smith, who has a team-leading five touchdowns while averaging 51 yards per sco…
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  • Falcons vs. Ravens preview

    Falcons vs. Ravens preview

    ESPN.com Oct 16 (7 days ago)
    When the Atlanta Falcons play at the Baltimore Ravens, it will mark only the second time that the two most accomplished Class of 2008 quarterbacks go head-to-head. The Ravens' Joe Flacco has a Super Bowl ring and the most victories of any quarterback (7…
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  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Lions-Falcons 00:42

    NFL Live Prediction: Lions-Falcons

    Oct 22
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Detroit at Atlanta.
  • Video - Falcons Lose Another Lineman 02:53

    Falcons Lose Another Lineman

    Oct 20
    Eric Allen discusses the injury to Falcons backup center Peter Konz and how difficult it is to make a replacement at that position.
  • Video - Game Balls: Atlanta at Baltimore 01:55

    Game Balls: Atlanta at Baltimore

    Oct 19
    Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley's game ball goes to pass-rusher Pernell McPhee, who forced a fumble on a sack of Matt Ryan in the red zone. Jonathan Massaquoi gets the honor from Vaughn McClure after his six tackles.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Ravens Recap 02:41

    Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Ravens Recap

    Oct 19
    Jim Basquil and Merril Hodge break down the Ravens' 29-7 win over the Falcons.

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